Lecturer - Geoscience

James Cook University (JCU) has been awarded SAGE Athena SWAN bronze accreditation and we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Be part of our journey to improve the representation of women in STEM disciplines as we are seeking women applicants for the role of Lecturer, Geoscience to join the College of Science and Engineering on a full time and continuing basis (Academic Level B $94,056 - $110,981 plus 17% superannuation).

What you can accomplish in the role

The Lecturer, Geoscience undertakes teaching and research within the Geoscience Discipline, in addition to providing administrative, outreach and marketing services for the Earth and Environmental Sciences academic Group and the university. In particular, we are seeking applicants who are willing to champion the role of women in this discipline and in STEM more broadly.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ambition to develop a strategic research portfolio in one of the preferred fields: Metamorphic Petrology, Engineering Geology, Tectonics or Marine Geoscience. The successful applicant will also be required to establish a track record of research publication, attracting research funding, supervision of students and teaching into relevant disciplines within Geology and Environmental Earth Science are also inherent to this position.

Why JCU is right for you

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region and the tropics worldwide.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • the opportunity to advance your career whilst living in the beautiful North Queensland tropics
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • professional development and support
  • attractive options for salary packaging plus employer contributed superannuation at 17%
  • well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus medical, cafes, gym, pool and childcare
  • balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests

How to Apply

Under the exception in section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 and as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace we welcome applications from women. If you are an early career academic and you meet the inherent requirements of the essential selection criteria we invite you to consider working for JCU and being part of this journey towards gender equity. Submit your application by 20 June 2021 via the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 17396.

posted: 14 May 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.